Multiple suicide blasts rock Maiduguri in Nigeria



    Multiple suicide blasts rock Maiduguri in Nigeria

    Oct.2, Maiduguri: Four suicide bombers blow themselves up in the city of Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, killing at least 10 people and wounding 39, the military said. Thursday's attack was targeted the Ajilari Cross area of the city, near Maiduguri airport and a military base, the army said on Friday.

    According to the military headquarters in Abuja, three of the terrorists struck in the same area and the fourth detonated in front of a mosque. There were seven blasts in the Ajilari Cross area of the city, with at least two bombs strapped to teenage girls.

    According to the military, the attackers were members of Boko Haram armed group.

    Boko Haram group have increasingly used suicide bombers to target civilians, including in Maiduguri, where on September 20 at least 117 people were killed in a wave of attacks.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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